See You at the NW Book Festival? We Hope So!

Love books? Love writing? Love meeting authors? Curious about how Lucky Bat Books chooses its authors and publishes books? Let’s talk. — Drop by the 7th Annual NW Book Festival on Saturday, July 25, from 11 to 5 pm. Meet Lucky Bat Books managing editors Dayle Dermatis and Sarah Hoggatt. Ask...

Royalties Aren’t Free: A Hard Look at Publishing Math

by Cindie Geddes.  Yes, writing is an art. It’s a passion, a dream, a calling. But it’s also a business. And for most of the last 50 years, it’s been a dysfunctional one. Until recently, writers had few options when it came to bringing their books to the readers. They could 1. Self-publish, which...

Don’t Forget Your Print Book E-Store

One of the biggest gifts of the huge changes in the publishing world is the access writers now have to distribution channels. And chief amongst these channels for the indie writer is Amazon and its print partner, CreateSpace. These are powerful distribution and marketing channels. As I was talking with a...

6 Keys to Finding Your Personal Best Editor

Guest Blogger and author Pat Holland Conner shares some of the pitfalls and successes she encountered as she pursued getting her book into print. Pat Holland Conner is the author of Doorways to Significance: Finding Peace, Power & Passion, recently published by Lucky Bat Books. This is her blog. By Pat...

Authors Helping Authors

Before we even began Lucky Bat Books, we were being approached by writers – published and unpublished – wanting to know more about eBooks, how to get books published, and how to market and sell their book.s (How do we get the word out to readers?!?, writers would ask.) Publishing and putting...